Friday, January 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Jolla Tablet Returns to Indiegogo With A 64GB Version
BT Sees Ultrafast Broadband Not Coming Earlier Than 2025
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
HDDs Shipments Increased In 2014
FCC To Fine AT&T For Unathorized Operation Of Wireless Stations
Google Reports Increased Profit
Facebook Introduces Place Tips in News Feed
AMD Cuts Prices Of Radeon Graphics Card To Cash On GTX 970 Memory Furor
Active Discussions
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
full screen wide screen
Hi
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel D...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Intel Debuts Core i7- 980X Six-core Gaming CPU


Intel today previewed platforms featuring the latest Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processor and announced the latest release of Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel GPA) that will aid developers in optimizing game performance.

Intel Core i7 980X Processor Extreme Edition Preview



Intel previewed its latest PC platform the Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition processor, codenamed "Gulftown," the first 32nm, six-core processor with 12 computing threads.

The new CPU is compatible with ll X58 motherboards with a BIOS update. The CPU is clocked at 3.333GHz, it has 12MB of L3 cache and a TDP of 130W. It will retail for about $1000. For comparison, Intel's quad-core Core i7 975 CPU is also clocked at 3.33GHz, it has 8MB of L3 cache and the same TDP. As you realize, the i7-980X is expected to show its processing capabilitites in heavily threaded applications that take advantage of the extra cores.

In addition, Game Developers Conference (GDC) attendees can see and experience applications enhanced for this new platform ? including newly released Sega Napoleon Total War, the soon-to-be-released Ubisoft RUSE, Geomerics Enlighten and Cakewalk Sonar.

Intel GPA v3.0

Intel GPA helps PC game developers analyze and optimize game performance on Intel Architecture-based platforms. Intel GPA provides in-depth application analysis and customization that allows developers to pinpoint performance bottlenecks and optimize games for desktop PCs and laptops using Intel processors, chipsets and Intel HD Graphics.

With Intel GPA v3.0, developers can ensure their titles run on the full spectrum of Intel Core processors (e.g., Intel Core i3, Intel CoreTM i5 with Intel HD Graphics, Intel CoreTM i7, and Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition) and chipsets with a new platform-focused toolset. The platform view for task-based multi-core optimizations and a simplified automated game launch workflow help developers save time. The updated toolkit now includes support for DirectX 10.1 and 64-bit game executables.

Attendees saw and experience games enhanced using Intel GPA and running on Intel HD Graphics, including such titles as Atari Star Trek Online, Electronic Arts Tiger Woods Golf, and more at GDC.

Intel also showcased Blizzard Entertainment's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty at its booth (South Hall, Booth 1212), giving conference attendees a chance to play the game on a wide variety of Intel-based systems, from high-end Intel Core i7 to mainstream Intel Core i5 platforms, before it launches later this year.


Previous
Next
WD Introduces New My Passport External Drives        All News        Sony Unveils The 'Move' Motion Controller For Playstation 3
WD Introduces New My Passport External Drives     PC Parts News      ASUS Unveils Compact Five-channel Speaker

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel 5th Generation vPro Processors Released
Intel Releases New 20nm SSDs For Data Centers
Latest Intel Graphic Driver Adds Support For 4K, VP9 Video Playback
Intel Reports Revenue Jump
Intel CEO Unveils Curie Module For Wearable Solutions
Intel 5th Generation Broadwell Processors Arrive, Cherry Trail Shipping
Intel, IBM Follow Different Strategies On 14nm FinFET
Intel Unifies and Simplifies Connectivity for IoT
TSMC To Make Intel's SoFIA Handset Chips
Intel to Invest in China Factory
Intel and Luxottica To Collaborate On Smart Eyewear
Intel Offers Professor Stephen Hawking Ability to Better Communicate

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .